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HOSPITAL & PROVIDER STRATEGY

Federal program aimed at reducing readmissions raises concernsA new study has shocking findings about death rates in heart failure patients enrolled in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Patient experience with immunotherapy: 4 things health execs need to knowCAR T-cell therapies and other immunotherapy give this oncologist’s cancer patients hope for a better quality of life.
Top five strategies for managing post-acute carePlans must be able to deploy these five tactics, whether using internal resources or collaborating with a vendor.
Landmark study identifies asthma in infantsA Canadian study reveals how clinicians may be able to identify whether asthma will develop in patients as young as age one.
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costs
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costsFluctuations in drug pricing and medication shortages are among the reasons for rising drug prices. Learn how you can protect your hospital’s bottom line.
Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successful
Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successfulWhile these types of programs have been in place for several years, it can be difficult to gauge who is using them and how, and whether they are achieving their intended goal.
Risk-contract engagement strategies should differ for independent, employed docsIf your organization is managing a risk-based contract, you are likely working hard to engage physicians. But are you modifying those efforts based on whether physicians are independent or employed? Here’s why you should.
Five approaches to effective cancer care managementManaging the care for members with cancer is unlike managing care for other chronic diseases. Here’s five ways to better care for cancer patients.
Four oncology treatment advances to watch
Four oncology treatment advances to watchExperts say a cancer care revolution is here. Here’s a closer look at some advancements in cancer treatments to watch.
Here’s a more effective way to test for HPVA Kaiser Permanente study found that a new way to test for HPV has the potential to increase efficiency and decrease waste.